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    on Wednesday's show....Lisa O'Neill in session, Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the IMPAC shortlist continue with "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill, the fictitious music hall star Kitty Kelly tells the story of 1916 in the travelling art exhibition "Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives" and film-maker Johnny Gogan honours one of our great essayist and Ireland's George Orwell, "Hubert Butler: Witness To The Future"

    Arena Monday 3 March 2014

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    Bark - Lorrie Moore

    Bark is a new collection of short stories from American author Lorrie Moore. The eight stories deal with love, loss and middle age. Nuala Ni Chonchuir has been reading them for us and joins Sean
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    Ammhrain Nua i nGaeilge - Enda Reilly

    This week marks the start of Seachtain na Gaelige and musician Enda Reilly has just released his first album of Irish language songs entitled, Ammhrain Nua i nGaeilge - he chats to Sean about his music and Seachtain Na Gaeilge
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    Faith

    Faith is a new play from Guna Nua Theatre. It deals with a man who has been made redundant and how he and his family cope with the challenges they face playwright Paul Meade who joins Sean. www.gunanua.com
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    Classic Movie - Baby It's You (1983)

    Tonight' s film is 'Baby It's You' a romance made by John Sayles in 1983 but telling a story of 1960s America - Diane Negra tell Sean why this is a classic.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Mol An Aimsir
      Composer: E Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Album: Amhráin Nua I Ngaeilge: New Songs In Irish, Enda de Road Records, EDRD004
      Duration: 2:49
    • Title: An Nasc Nua
      Composer: E Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Album: Amhráin Nua I Ngaeilge: New Songs In Irish, Enda de Road Records, EDRD 004
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: Magic
      Composer: Berryman/Buckland/Martin/Champion
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Album: Ghost Stories, 825646305919
      Duration: 5:00

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